Sometimes when you send emails to someone, it may get stuck in the Outbox folder in your Mail.app in the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. This happens for various reasons, for example, if your network connection drops while Mail app tries to send the email, it gets stuck in Outbox and it keeps trying to send it out. The bad thing is that your iOS device will never stop trying and will not let you delete the mail as well. In this article, I am going to show you how you can delete such 'stubborn' emails stuck in Outbox.
Before I talk about the easier solution, some of the other solutions I have found online is given below;
Delete the email configured in your iOS device and reconfigure the email again!
Wait indefinitely. Not possible, isn't it?
The Easier Solution to Remove Emails Stuck in Outbox
Tap on Settings and Turn on your device to Air Plane mode
Launch Mail app again. The app will prompt you saying that you are not connected to Internet. Ignore that.
Click on the Outbox folder. You can see a red color exclamation mark on the email stuck in Outbox. And the Edit button, appearing at the top right corner, is active.
Click Edit >>> Select the email >>> Delete.
Finally got rid of that stubborn email stuck there.
If you delete the email stuck in Outbox, the email will not be delivered to the recipient. You will have to resend the email again.
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